The tournament is an SHA Sanctioned tournament. All tournament games will follow Hockey Canada and SHA regulations.
All teams guaranteed 3 games.
The Home Team will wear light colored jerseys.
All minor penalties will be two minutes during stop time play and three (3) minutes in the event of straight time play.
Any player assessed match penalty or gross misconduct will be automatically suspended from the remainder of the tournament.
In the event the tournament time schedule cannot be met, the tournament committee shall have the right to make minor adjustments, which may include a first period running at straight time to catch up if time becomes an issue.
All games will be three (3) fifteen (15) minute stop time periods. There will be a 2 minute break between each period; the ice will be flooded at the conclusion of each game.
There will be a three (3) minute warm up before each game, and all teams must supply their own pucks for warm up.
Coaches must ensure teams are ready 15 minutes before each game.
If, in the event that there is a goal spread of 5 or more at the start of or during the third period, the balance of the game will be straight time. However, if during the third period, the goal spread is reduced to 4 or less, stop time will resume.
If a game remains tied at the end of the 3rd period, a shoot out will then take place. Each team will select three (3) shooters, and if still tied, the shootout will continue with one (1) shooter from each team. No player will be allowed to take a 2nd turn in a shoot out until all players on their own team have participated.
All tie breakers for pool play will follow SHA rules
All tournament committee decisions are final, and protest will not be allowed